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Aquinnah: Daylight lasting beyond 5:30 pm

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Remember to spring forward this Saturday. We will lose an hour, but will gain infinite joy in daylight lasting beyond 5:30 pm. Spring will...

Aquinnah: Purposely avoiding social media

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Greetings from cold, bright, and snowy Ithaca, N.Y., where I am visiting seasonal Aquinnah residents Rachel and Mike McDonald. The air is bracing, and...

Aquinnah: Check out the Martha’s Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative

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Happy school vacation week, everyone. I hope you are getting the vacation you want, or are just going to enjoy the lack of traffic...

Aquinnah: The ads were okay

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Super Bowl Sunday and a wintry snowfall! I was not expecting that, although I enjoyed the two-hour delay from the schools since I was...

Aquinnah: Winter until mid-May

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Last week was Groundhog Day and of course the groundhog saw his shadow and the rest of the U.S. will get six more weeks...

Aquinnah: Shoveled, then shoveled some more

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That was quite a storm we had on Saturday. I’m not sure what the exact snowfall totals were for Aquinnah — it seemed to be...

Aquinnah: Wouldn’t that be nice?

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February starts on Tuesday, we are now one step closer to, what? I don’t even know what to look forward to anymore. Maybe this...

Aquinnah: This is good news

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Sometime in mid-November, when I was returning from a walk with a friend, she excitedly pointed out a quail at the bend in my...

Aquinnah: It’s a new year!

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It’s a new year! If you are reading this that means you’ve made it through the last couple of years, which have been a...

Aquinnah: The best small town

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Happy New Year one and all. I don’t make resolutions but I do sometimes set intentions or make wishes but after the past couple...

Aquinnah: Please be careful

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I was really hoping for less COVID for Christmas, but I guess that is not going to be the case this year. I have...

Aquinnah: Festive spirit in the air

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The Aquinnah Artisan’s Festival this past weekend was a complete delight. The vendors were talented with so many wonderful gifts, the food provided by...

Aquinnah: Merry and bright

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Has everyone noticed how festive our town is looking these days? From the Christmas lights around the lighthouse, the lights on the library and...

Aquinnah: Tinged with hints of winter

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I hope everyone had a lovely holiday weekend. Aside from one rainy day, the weather was fine, and tinged with hints of winter. Many...

Aquinnah: A day of remembrance

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The 52nd Annual National Day of Mourning will be held on Nov. 25, at noon on Cole's Hill (above Plymouth Rock), in Plymouth, Mass....

Aquinnah: Love loves love

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Such heartbreak this week, with the death of the great June Manning last Monday. June did so much for her family and community that...

Aquinnah: An odd combination but the truth

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If you have not seen it yet, you must check out Padma Lakshmi’s “Taste of the Nation: Holiday Edition.” It came out on Hulu...

Aquinnah: Last week was a lot to manage

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Last week was a lot to manage. First there was that very intense nor’easter that came through Tuesday night and lasted through Wednesday, knocked...

Aquinnah: Scorpio season continues

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Juli Vanderhoop has opened a small retail shop on her property as part of the expansion of the Orange Peel Bakery. She held an...

Aquinnah: Wear something orange

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The Derby has ended, and deer hunting season has started — it actually started a couple of weeks ago, but we were all still...